The MIA is seeking a person for the post of „technical advisor” (full-time) to join the MIA’s technical department (headed by Chuck Muehlbauer). Key components of the job and skills needed include:
POSITION SUMMARY: Responsible for supporting the association’s technical and education programs. Responsibilities include fielding technical inquires and participating in the preparation of graphics and text for technical publications. Serving on and/or staffing technical committees, as well as speaking at educational events will be required.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Field telephone, email, and website generated inquires from members, non-members, architects, interior designers, engineers, etc regarding stone origin, properties, quarrying, fabrication, handling, installation, maintenance, and restoration.
Participate in writing of new or revised MIA publications, including MIA Dimension Stone Design Manual, MIA Technical Bulletins, Newsletter, and industry periodical publications.
Prepare and/or modify graphics of stone construction details in above publications.
Assist with MIA Accreditation site inspections.
Prepare and present educational sessions on stone related topics at StonExpo, Coverings, AIA, CONSTRUCT, MIA Education, and other events.
Represent MIA Interests on various National Technical Committees.
EDUCATION: Minimum Associate’s Degree in Construction related field of study (Architecture, Engineering, Construction Technology, etc.); Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
EXPERIENCE: 5 years’ Stone Industry Experience. Experience specific to the Decorating or Restoration sectors of the stone industry are a plus.
SKILLS: Must have good written and verbal communication skills, with public speaking experience. Must be familiar with and have a minimum level of fluency in Microsoft Office software and AutoCAD software. Candidate must be capable of providing a competent and professional representation of the MIA.
LOCATION: Oberlin, Ohio (preferred). The MIA is open to the employee working remotely if relocation is not an option.
DEADLINE TO APPLY: December 15, 2014
(22.10.2014, USA: 10.22.2014)